Boards & Councils

Alfalfa Seed Committee


The Montana Alfalfa Seed Committee provides direction for research and marketing toward the continued growth of the alfalfa seed industry of Montana. The Alfalfa Seed Program is administered by the department's Rural Development Division under the Alfalfa Seed Industry Act.


The committee is appointed by the Governor and composed of eight members. Board members serve three-year terms and are appointed by the Governor. For additional information about Governor appointed Boards and Councils, see links below.


Board members

Name Contact Info Term End Qualifications
Ernest Johnson 9265 Paradise Valley Road
Chinook, MT 59523
12/21/2017 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Tom Neibur P O Box 753
Malta, MT 59538
12/1/2016 Alfalfa Seed Grower & Alfalfa Leaf-Cutting Bees
John Mehling Rte 1 Box 1060
Hardin, MT 59034
12/21/2017 Alfalfa Seed Grower & Leafcutter Bees
Tim Wetstein 61 E Elbow Creek Road
Joliet, MT 59041
12/21/2015 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Dallas Steiger PO Box 387
Hysham, MT 59041
12/21/2015 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Tom Matchett Northland Seed Co
418 Albert St
Billings, MT 59101
12/1/2016 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Cavin Steiger

67 Golden Goose Road

Forsyth, MT  59327

 2/6/2018 Alfalfa Seed Grower





Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2402
Fax: (406) 444-9442


Published: May 4, 2011 1:18:00 PM MDT.
Last Modified: August 13, 2015 3:59:06 PM MDT